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Côte d'Ivoire

Guillaume Kigbafori Soro

Date of Birth: 8 May 1972
Place of Birth: Diawala, Côte d'Ivoire


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Cocoa wars

Gbagbo's skill at dividing and ruling may even have stretched to an uneasy alliance against Guillaume Soro's ex-rebel Mouvement Patriotique de la Côte d'Ivoire (MPCI) with Soro's political rival the dissident rebel Ibrahim Coulibaly known as 'IB'...


No peace without justice

Guillaume Soro political leader of the rebel Mouvement Patriotique de la Côte d'Ivoire (MPCI) claimed MPCI dissidents loyal to his exiled rival Ibrahim Coulibaly had tried to kill him on 20 June...


Season of hate

Traditional chiefs in the north oppose secession as does Ibrahim Coulibaly who remains in exile accused of plotting a coup against Gbagbo making him less of a threat to the Forces Nouvelles' political leader Guillaume Soro...


Between the wars

The two sides in the conflict are more divided than ever; the rebels now talk seriously of secession and Guillaume Soro Secretary General of the main rebel Mouvement Patriotique de la Côte d'Ivoire has announced plans to pay their forces a regular wage...


After the phoney war

The rebels seem to be trying to whip up support for renewed hostilities and the events in Abidjan have diverted attention from a growing rift between MPCI political leader Guillaume Soro and his Paris-based rival Ibrahim Coulibaly (AC Vol 44 No 17) and from more accusations of extrajudicial killings by 'overzealous' rebel soldiers...


Next year in Paris

Gbagbo wants to show his domestic supporters that he's a serious international player but equally that he calls the shots in the cold (and occasionally hot) war with the Forces Nouvelles spearheaded by Guillaume Soro and the Mouvement Patriotique de Côte d'Ivoire...


We interrupt . . .

A ceasefire signed on 3 May between Gbagbo and Guillaume Soro head of the Mouvement Patriotique de la Côte d'Ivoire (MPCI) and de facto ruler of the rebel-held north is in peril (AC Vol 44 No 18)...


Another year, another plot

Gbagbo told MPCI leader Guillaume Soro on 4 September 'If IB had carried out his coup it would be bad for me but it wouldn't be good for you either ' but Gbagbo is apparently hoping to win public sympathy by depicting himself as the victim of a vast plot by his opponents...


Paris plotters

IB's relations with Ivorian opposition leader Alassane Ouattara have deteriorated and he is said to be jealous of Guillaume Soro head of the Mouvement Patriotique de la Côte d'Ivoire for taking the mantle he feels is rightly his...


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